“David Bowie Is” Celebration at the Brooklyn Museum

We are so excited about David Bowie Is, a new retrospective on one of pop music’s most enduring icons, that’s coming to the Brooklyn Museum. Held from March 2nd to July 15th, David Bowie Is honors and celebrates his creative process and unique cultural impact through screenings of some of his movies, his latter works, and more, including a Night of 1,000 Bowies dance party. Check out the complete listing below:

david bowie is celebration at the brooklyn museumDavid Bowie Is at the Brooklyn Museum

Thursday, March 8, 7-10 pm
Little Cinema Presents Basquiat
Iris and B. Gerald Cantor Auditorium, 3rd Floor
Tickets are $16.

An immersive screening of the biographical drama Basquiat (Julian Schnabel, 1996), featuring David Bowie as Andy Warhol, layered with live performances by artists, musicians, and dancers.

Thursday, March 29, 7 pm
Bowie Soundbook
Iris and B. Gerald Cantor Auditorium, 3rd Floor
Tickets start at $16.

Burnt Sugar the Arkestra Chamber pays tribute to David Bowie’s songbook with an evening of experimental covers in their unique style of soul, jazz, and hip-hop.

Saturday, April 7, 5-11 pm
Target First Saturday

Contemporary Brooklyn artists pay tribute to the legacy of David Bowie in an evening of live music, film, performance, conversation, and art-making activities.

Friday, May 18, 8-11 pm
Dance Party: Night of 1,000 Bowies
Martha A. and Robert S. Rubin Pavilion, 1st Floor
Tickets start at $10.

Bring your best David Bowie look at a dance party presented in partnership with iconic Brooklyn-based music and art venue House of Yes. The evening includes DJs and live performances that pay tribute to the many faces of Bowie, from Ziggy Stardust and Major Tom to the Goblin King. Costumes are encouraged, but not required.

Thursday in June, 7-10 pm
Film Series
Iris and B. Gerald Cantor Auditorium, 3rd Floor
Tickets are $10 or all three for $25.

June 7, The Hunger
A 35th anniversary screening of The Hunger (Tony Scott, 1983, 97 mins.), featuring David Bowie as a rapidly aging vampire alongside costars Susan Sarandon and Catherine Deneuve.

June 14, Little Cinema Presents Labyrinth
Little Cinema reimagines the cult-classic Labyrinth (Jim Henson, 1986, 101 mins.), featuring David Bowie as the Goblin King, in an immersive screening layered with live theatrical performances by artists, musicians, dancers, and circus performers.

June 21, Velvet Goldmine
A tribute to 1970s glam rock, Velvet Goldmine (Todd Haynes, 1998, 118 mins.) is a fictional drama that draws inspiration from the style and personas of David Bowie and his peers.

Thursday, June 28, 7 pm
Music Video Night: David Bowie
Steinberg Family Sculpture Garden, 1st Floor
Tickets start at $10.

Los Angeles media company Mass Appeal returns to the Brooklyn Museum to present an evening of classic Davie Bowie music videos. The evening closes with a conversation by legendary “Life of Mars” director Mick Rock.

Check out more about David Bowie Is, here: https://www.brooklynmuseum.org/exhibitions/davidbowieis or via social using #davidbowieisbkm


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